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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Multifactor Productivity Trends in Manufacturing, 2012

Categories: Business/Economics,Labor/Employment,Manufacturing,Statistics

Reports that productivity in manufacturing increased at a 0.6% annual rate in 2012.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics



Understanding Law Enforcement Intelligence Processes

Categories: Homeland Security,Terrorism

Examines the perception of threats from extremist groups by state, local, and tribal law enforcement authorities, how those perceptions have been changing, and the degree of information sharing that goes on among the groups.  Sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security


2013 Distributed Wind Market Report

Categories: Energy,Statistics

Reports the new distributed wind capacity in the U.S. in 2013 (30.4 megawatts) and the change from the previous year (83% decline).  Summarizes the 2013 U.S. distributed wind market to help plan future investments by public and private entities.  From the Energy Department


Nonimmigrant Admissions to the United States: 2013

Categories: Homeland Security,Immigration/Migration,Statistics

Provides information on the number of nonimmigrant admissions, the process they go through, why they came, and where they came from.  From the Office of Immigration Statistics of the Department of Homeland Security


Distribution of Household Wealth in the U.S.: 2000 to 2011

Categories: Headlines,Income/Poverty,Population/Census,Statistics

Median net worth increased for U.S. households in the top 40% of income brackets between 2000 and 2011 but decreased for households in the bottom 60%.  The result was a widening wealth gap between those at the top and those in the middle to bottom of the net worth distribution.  Includes details on distribution of household wealth by socio-economic characteristics.  From the Census Bureau